Family:Whitney, Joshua (1748-1793)

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Ens. Joshua6 Whitney (Thomas5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Thomas5 and Elizabeth (Boardman) Whitney, was born 27 Nov 1748, and died 26 Sep 1793, Wind Gap, PA, of yellow fever.

He married Hannah Green, daughter of Ebenezer and Elizabeth (Gilbert) Green. She was born 14 Sep 1748, Wilton, CT, and died 17 Aug 1793.

Administration on the estate of Thomas Whitney, Albany, intestate, was granted to Joshua Whitney on 9 Nov 1772.[1]

He died of yellow fever on his return journey from Philadelphia, where he had been to purchase merchandise, at Wind Gap, PA. He resided Nobletown and Binghamton, NY.

Children of Joshua6 and Hannah (Green) Whitney:

i. Thomas7 Whitney, b. say 1770; d. 20 Mar 1771, Nobletown, NY; buried North Hillsdale Cemetery, Hillsdale, NY.[2]
ii. Joshua Whitney, b. 24 Aug 1773; m.(1) Rhoda Jewell; m.(2) Julia Crooker.
iii. Sarah Whitney, b. 8 May 1775; d. Bainbridge, NY; m. William Guthrie.
iv. Thomas Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1778; m. Polly Gilbert.
v. John Whitney, b. 31 May or Jun 1780; m. Polly -----.
vi. Hannah Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1782; d. 27 Nov 1849; m. 2 Dec 1823, Dea. Samuel Stow. He was b. 4 Apr 1787; d. 13 Jul 1870. Children:
a. William Whitney Stow, b. 13 Sep 1824; m. 4 Apr 1849; Alice E. Patterson. They have 6 ch. and 11 grandchildren; resided Pine St., San Francisco, CA.
b. Betsey Stow, b. 9 May 1826; d. 20 May 1826.
vii. Lucy Whitney, b. 26 Jun 1784; m. 24 Aug 1804, Chenango, NY, Benjamin Franklin Morse (Pierce says William Morse). 13 children. See FamilyTreeMaker.genealogy.com.
viii. Olive Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1786; m. 1809, Christopher Eldridge. He was b. Jan 1785; d. 14 Oct 1864. Children:
a. Hallam Eldridge, b. 19 Feb 1810; d. 21 Oct 1810.
b. Jane Eldridge, b. 21 Nov 1811; d. -----; m. 21 Nov 1831, James S. Hawley.
c. Hallam Eldridge, b. 12 Aug 1813; d. 23 Aug 1813.
d. Sarah Eldridge, b. 12 Aug 1813; d. 28 Aug 1813.
e. Charles Eldridge, b. 6 Oct 1814; d. 2 Jul 1866; m. Pamela Janette Waterman
f. James Eldridge, b. 31 Dec 1817; m. Charlotte B. Timpkins Eldredge
g. Robert Eldridge, b. 29 Apr 1820; d. 1844.
h. Hallam Eldridge, b. 16 Dec 1821; m. 9 Dec 1851, Natchez, MS, Anne Elizabeth Zane.
i. John Eldridge, b. 16 Jun 1824; d. 16 Dec 1868.
j. Henry Eldridge, b. 16 Jun 1824; d. 1856; m. Mary T. Cox.
k. Hobart Eldridge, b. 15 Dec 1825; d. 1860; m. Charlotte B. Timpkins.
l. William Eldridge, b. 19 Dec 1827; d. 27 Jan 1867.
ix. Ebenezer Whitney, b. 27 Jul 1789; m. Sally Green.
x. William Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1791; m. Charlotte Park.

Census

References

1.^  Abstracts of wills on file in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Volume VII. June 6, 1766-Nov. 29, 1771), p. 473, and vol. XVII, p. 314.

2.^  Hillsdale, NY, Cemeteries.


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